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Welcome to the Arkansas State Thespian website dedicated to serving Arkansas 7-12 educational theatre programs! The Arkansas State Thespian Society is affiliated with Educational Theatre Association and the International Thespian Society.  AR EdTA is a non-profit, tax-exempt honorary organization for high school theatre students.  The society is committed to the advancement of educational theatre, sponsors the Arkansas State Thespian Festival and theatre workshops, and provides college scholarship opportunities for students.

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Congratulations Alex Holder
2021-2022 International Thespian Officer

2021-2022 Dates to Remember

Nov. 13, 2021: Blue One Act Festival at Searcy High

Nov. 13, 2021: Blue Jr. Festival at Cabot High

Nov. 18-20, 2021: Gold One Act Festival at                                             Russellville High

Nov. 20, 2021: Gold Jr. Festival at Russellville High

Feb. 10-12, 2022: State Thespian Festival at                                          Jonesboro Convention Center
                            and ASU

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  2. Unmute while in Breakout Room, unless background noise.

  3. Don’t talk over each other.

  4. Use the Chat for questions and feel free to answer other’s questions

  5. You know the rest…..

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